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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Grill
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings
About
Dear Valued Guests We are Temporarily closing the Blue Marlin Club Due To Covid19 We look forward to seeing you again soon when this is all over Thank you for your support Culinary Regards Matt & the Blue Marlin team
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, International, Contemporary, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed August 17, 2021 via mobile

I never normally write reviews, I normally just read them ha but I hope blue marlin sees this. It was our last day and we spent our day at this gorgeous beach club - so beautiful and so relaxed, we had a absolutely lovely day....However during the day, the staff came over to our table 3 times to tell us to tidy up our area (we had a few flip flops and sarongs out) which made us feel unwelcome and that we were being judged. One member of staff got quite aggressive about it? Didn’t make us feel very relaxed. The staff also were visibly pointing at our table and talking about us negatively? A bit confusing as we are positive and relaxed customers so not sure why this was… Furthermore we waited 30 minutes for some chips when it was quite quiet - we weren’t the top spender type of clientele and were made to feel like we were a lower priority. We still remained positive and relaxed despite this! but it was a bit unnecessary. I would still recommend to visit blue marlin as it’s lovely and a stunning location but I hope the venue sees this and makes their customers feel more at ease and relaxed when customers travel to their venue.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed November 10, 2020 via mobile

Meal was great and staff were lovely. They had issues with people paying by credit card or bank card at the end of the meal. Made us try with payment several times then produced a separate machine and stated it was for another bank and...may work. Failed on that machine too. The bank cards have since been used fraudulently and transactions have come from the blue marlin club along with online shopping. Ensure you have sufficient cash to pay to avoid issues like this!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

Fine dining at its best with great food and spectacular views. Treat yourself to this place. Staff were so friendly

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Beautiful setting, wonderful view of sunset and very friendly staff. Definitely one of the most expensive dinners we had in Port Vila but extremely enjoyable. My partner had seafood risotto which was delicious, I had curry which was not quite as impressive but still tasty,...x2 desserts were both lovely.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

This restaurant was recommended by a Vanuatu Facebook page and didn’t disappoint. It wasn’t a cheap meal but it compared with the price of meals at the resorts. The ambiance of the setting sun and fabulous flavours were a true reflection of Vanuatu fare. As...a family we sampled entree’s, mains and desserts. If you have room after the main course the desserts are a work of art. The Blue Marlin Club is a great place to celebrate while in Port Vila.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Matt L, Hed Chef / GM at The Blue Marlin Club, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2020

Hi adamsnel Thanks for your 5 star review o the Blue Marlin Club, we appreciate your comments and Kind words and your recommendation to others. We look forward to welcoming yoou back on your next visit to Port Vila Culinary Regards Matt & the Blue...More

Reviewed February 23, 2020

Had the lunch special and oh my it was so good. We had the calamari salad, fantastic and the Tuna curry which my companion said was best had ever had. The service was terrific, the view absolutely amazing. Also included in the lunch special was...fruit punch.....so fresh and tasty....loved it. We had no room for sweets but did envy the people at the next table with the creations they had ordered. I am only sorry we went to The Blue Marlin at the end of our stay in Port Vila as we would have made another visit. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Matt L, Manager at The Blue Marlin Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Hi Julie Thanks for your 5 Star review of the Blue Marlin Club and delighted that you enjoyed our new Lunch specials Menu, Our great service and atmosphere. We Look forward to seeing you again on you next Visit to Vanuatu Culinary Regards Matt &...More

Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

We came here as a group of 9 expecting great things due to the high rating on trip advisor. The service was friendly and meals nicely presented. Myself and another at the table ordered the scallops at our table. We both spent the next 24...hours with our head in a toilet bowl. I tried to contact the restaurant to advise of the situation, as perhaps there was an issue with their scallop supplier. The manager was extremely rude, defensive and unapologetic. Snapping back with “what do you want me to do?!?”More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

Stopped in just randomly and discovered some decently priced lunch specials. Food had been really expensive and very underwhelming so far during our stay in Vanuatu. This restaurant is presented meticulously with wonderful views. We ordered a main meal each off the lunch specials. The...local Vanuatu staff were all very lovely. Our meal came out presented beautifully and smelt delicious, it was great. We also got sticky date pudding to share and it might of just been the best I have ever had (It’s my favourite so I get it almost every time I get dessert somewhere) Definitely our best meal here so far and especially the best for costs. Other meals not on the specials board did get quite pricey though.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Amazing views over Vanuatu and beautiful food. Will definitely make this my first stop on our next visit.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Matt L, GM / Head Chef at The Blue Marlin Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Hi Rachel we can wait to see you again Thanks for the Great 5 Star Review Culinary Regards Matt

Reviewed January 31, 2020 via mobile

Amazing view, especially at sunset. Food was also delish. Staff were friendly & attentive. Would eat here again!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Matt L, Manager at The Blue Marlin Club, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2020

Hi Missbex89 Thanks for your great review of the Blue Marlin Club we appreciate your kind words and Comments Culinary Regards Matt & the Blue Marlin Team

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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5